WOL Supply and Maintenance of Articulated Wheeled Loading Shovel

WOL Supply and Maintenance of Articulated Wheeled Loading Shovel

Wolverhampton City Council seeks to replace its articulated wheeled loading shovel. Tenders are sought for both outright purchase and hire of suitable new vehicles with a full repair and maintenance service for a period of 7 years.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Mechanical shovel loaders

2013/S 153-266205

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
Contact point(s): –
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902555095
E-mail: Intend@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

WOL Supply and Maintenance of Articulated Wheeled Loading Shovel.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
A combination of these
NUTS code UKG35

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Wolverhampton City Council seeks to replace its articulated wheeled loading shovel.
Tenders are sought for both outright purchase and hire of suitable new vehicles with a full repair and maintenance service for a period of 7 years. The Council will evaluate tenders to determine whether outright purchase or contract hire will offer best value for money and will select one option only.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

43261100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Wolverhampton City Council seeks to replace its articulated wheeled loading shovel.
Tenders are sought for both outright purchase and hire of suitable new vehicles with a full repair and maintenance service for a period of 7 years. The Council will evaluate tenders to determine whether outright purchase or contract hire will offer best value for money and will select one option only.
Tenderers may submit bids for either contract hire, outright purchase or both options.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PC414
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.9.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.9.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2020.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract. The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only. The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their tender submission.
All communication is to be directed through the Black Country tendering portal: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See VI.4.2

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The standstill period of ten claendar days will be observed by the Council and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Council”s obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.8.2013